MONTREAL, Oct. 17, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the successful Wapikoni benefit concert in 2011, the rapper Samian is back on stage this year with Zachary Richard, Manu Militari, Sonia Basile-Martel, Sage, Sola, Gaële and other great guests. Preceded by a screening of three short films by filmmakers of First Nations communities in 2012, the benefit concert will also include the presentation of the Astral people's choice award to Réal Junior Leblanc for his short film Blockade 138 - the Innu Resistance and the Lozeau award to Helga Awashish for distinguished participation.
Opening the evening will be Ghislain Picard, Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador and Elizabeth Larouche, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
Media representatives are cordially invited to meet Samian, his guests and the Wapikoni filmmakers who will also attend the party! Discuss this event live on Twitter #wapikoni
1225, Saint-Laurent Boul. (corner Sainte-Catherine)
October 29th, 2012
from 6:00 p.m. till 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. VIP event and silent auction
7:15 p.m. General admissions
7:45 p.m. Speeches and Awards
8:00 p.m. Short films screening and beginning of the concert
Wapikoni mobile, a travelling audiovisual and music training studio, gives First Nations youth the opportunity to express themselves through film and music creations.
For media accreditation, please contact Virginie Michel at 514 276 9274 ext 228 or by email at [email protected]
SOURCE: Wapikoni mobile
For further information:
Sonia Cesaretto, Director of media relations and marketing - Spectra Musique
514 525-7732 ext 5536 - [email protected]